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Jeanne Muchnick

Features Editor jmuchnick@dailyvoice.com

Jeanne Muchnick, Daily Voice Features Editor, has covered everything from baby advice for Parents Magazine to travel finds for The Rough Guides to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women's magazines including Woman's World and Woman's Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. She is also the author of Dinner for Busy Moms. Among her favorite things to write about: Her neighbors and surrounding communities. So email her and fill her in on what's happening near you.

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  1. Here's The Beef: Norwalk Food Truck Dishes Out Grass-Fed Burgers

    Here's The Beef: Norwalk Food Truck Dishes Out Grass-Fed Burgers

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Planning a party this summer and looking to jazz it up?Check out Cowabunga, a burger-focused food truck that specializes in catering. The truck, founded in 2013 by Norwalk resident Benjamin Boger, specializes in residential and corporate parties and events throughout Fairfield County.According to Boger, what makes his burgers different is that they are sourced from ...

  2. 'Relish' This: JK's In Danbury Wins DVlicious 'Best Hotdog' Contest

    'Relish' This: JK's In Danbury Wins DVlicious 'Best Hotdog' Contest

    DANBURY, Conn.-- JK's Restaurant in Danbury has the best hotdogs in Fairfield County, at least according to you, our Daily Voice readers.The family-run eatery, known for its “original Texas hot weiners,” won with 43 percent of the vote. Go HERE for earlier story.Don't forget the fries: JK's also won our 2016 DVlicious "Best Fries" contest.JK's is at 126 South St. (203) ...

  3. Charge It: New Canaan's Lyn Evans Ends 39-Year Run With A Huge Sale

    Charge It: New Canaan's Lyn Evans Ends 39-Year Run With A Huge Sale

    NEW CANAAN, Conn -- Lyn Evans Potpourri Designs in New Canaan is closing.After 39 years, the business, which was run by Jenn Shotkus after Evans' death in May 2016, has decided to go out on a high note. In other words, a celebratory sale.The store's entire stock has been reduced 30 to 70 percent off everything. It begins Wednesday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.The business will also ...

  4. Scrambling 'Egg-cellent' Meals At Bethel's Eggz: Fairfield Foodie Is A Fan

    Scrambling 'Egg-cellent' Meals At Bethel's Eggz: Fairfield Foodie Is A Fan

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Magician Matt is like a sorcerer who, from his teeny-tiny kitchen, turns the everyday ordinary ingredient -- i.e. eggs --  into a variety of creative and finger-licking dishes.You may know Matt Stanzack from his popular restaurant Stanziato’s in Danbury. A couple of years ago he moved on to strategize, conceptualize and realize his dream -- a food truck!And on this ...

  5. Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Fairfield County?

    Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Fairfield County?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Hard to believe that it was 20 years ago today --June 26  -- that the first Harry Potter book was published in the U.K.What will you do to celebrate, Fairfield County? 

  6. Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Fairfield County's DVlicious Best 'Dogs'

    Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Fairfield County's DVlicious Best 'Dogs'

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Who has the best hotdogs in the county?Our DVlicious contest goes until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 and you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Five finalists are in the running. The winner is up to you.Recaps below:The Bethel Hot Dog Palace, BethelSuper Duper Weenie, FairfieldJK's, DanburyRawley's, FairfieldTomlinson's, Bridgeport

  7. Holy Guacamole: Danbury Hosts Connecticut's First Ever Taco Festival

    Holy Guacamole: Danbury Hosts Connecticut's First Ever Taco Festival

    DANBURY, Conn. -- For the first time ever, Danbury will host what's being billed as "The 1st Annual Connecticut Taco Festival." And if you book before July 4, you can get a 20 percent ticket discount.The event, set for Saturday, August 26 at the Danbury Ice Arena, will feature a variety of taco selections from restaurants and food trucks around Connecticut, frozen margaritas, ...

  8. Something Natural Moves Onshore, Brings Slice Of Nantucket To Connecticut

    Something Natural Moves Onshore, Brings Slice Of Nantucket To Connecticut

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Something Natural, an iconic Nantucket sandwich shop and bakery, has opened its first off-island location in Greenwich.The charming new spot, in a freshly renovated building nestled behind Saks Fifth Avenue at 189 Greenwich Ave., has been brought to Fairfield County by a group of local operators who are collaborating with Matt Fee and the crew from Something Natural ...

  9. Did You See Them? Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Dine Near New Canaan

    Did You See Them? Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Dine Near New Canaan

    We're on the lookout for celebrity spottings and always want to hear from you, our readers, on who you see and what may be filming near you.Thanks to Pleasantville resident Roberta Lasky for writing and letting us know she saw Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel in Northern Westchester at The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges on Saturday night, June 17.Got a fun photo? A movie/TV tip? ...

  10. Does JK's In Danbury Have The Best Hotdogs In Fairfield County?

    Does JK's In Danbury Have The Best Hotdogs In Fairfield County?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- So far, JK's in Danbury is in the lead for "DVlicious Best Hotdogs," but that can change at any moment with the click of a few keystrokes.Our contest goes until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 and you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Five finalists are in the running. Who will win? Recaps below:The Bethel Hot Dog Palace, BethelSuper Duper Weenie, ...

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